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Linq Updates: Wine and Spirits Make a Move

As a Las Vegas blog, we have a vested interest in keeping track of both our wines and our spirits. We were a tad dismayed, then, when we learned the Carnaval Wine & Spirits shop, between Harrah’s and Imperial Palace, has closed as part of the ongoing Linq development project. Read more about The Linq…..

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Skyvue Wheel’s Foundation Gets Laid in Vegas

This blog swore it would never happen, so today we’re eating our words. On March 1, 2012, a fleet of concrete trucks, about 130 in all, rumbled into the once-empty lot across from Mandalay Bay at the south end of the Vegas Strip to deliver the makings of a foundation for a 500-foot observation wheel,….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, O'Sheas, The LINQ

Dirk Arthur’s New Ward: Show White Bengal Tiger

O’Sheas Las Vegas magician Dirk Arthur has welcomed a new member to his family of big cats, Shikira, a five-month old snow white Bengal tiger. The tiger, which may actually break our adorable meter (they probably exist, just play along), was donated to Arthur’s breeding and education program from another program in the U.S. Shikira….

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Update: The Linq Moves Forward as Scheduled

Every time we get an update about The Linq, we get a warm, tingling sensation in our extremities. We’re either excited about The Linq, or we have a circulatory issue. Let’s just assume it’s the former! If you’re not familiar with The Linq project, catch up here. Basically, center-Strip is getting some work done. The….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, The LINQ

Human Nature Talks Past, Present and Vegas

The members of Human Nature, the soulful headliners at Imperial Palace, did a great interview on radio station KNPR recently, and we just had to share. Listen here. During the radio interview, we learn a lot about this harmonizing foursome from Australia. One surprise came in the discussion about a classic photo of the guys,….

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Auto Collections at IP Gets Some Superstar Wheels

The Auto Collections at Imperial Palace has a new addition to its vast array of vehicles, the 1999 Suburban from the award-winning HBO series, “The Sopranos.” The burgundy 1999 Chevrolet Suburban was the same car used by the show’s central character, Tony Soprano, portrayed by James Gandolfini. The Suburban on display, and up for sale,….

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Out With The Old, In With The Linq

For many years, Las Vegas was famous for (among other things) the way it turned building demolitions into spectacle. The list of jaw-dropping implosions of Las Vegas hotels goes on and on: Hacienda, Boardwalk, Sands, Castaways, El Rancho, Landmark, Desert Inn and others. This blog misses you something fierce, Stardust! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyDbiIx5ZYw] Implosions have been increasingly….

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Celebrities, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Shows, The LINQ

Frank Marino’s Gender-Bending Transformation

Frank Marino, star of “Divas Las Vegas,” goes through an astonishing transformation every time he performs at Imperial Palace. Thanks to the technological miracle that is this blog’s rudimentary knowledge of animated gifs, here’s a rare glimpse into just how dramatic the popular female-impersonator’s nightly transformation really is! Marino and his talented cast recently celebrated….

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Caesars Entertainment, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, O'Sheas, The LINQ

Get the Goods on The Linq in a Live Chat

If you haven’t heard about The Linq, you should either: 1) invest in those wacky ear wax candles, or 2) read our gloriously informative blog post about it. Greg Miller, one of the masterminds of the $550 million Linq project will answer questions during a live chat on the Flamino’s Facebook page on Sep. 1,….

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World Exclusive: Imperial Palace Renovation

Have you ever wondered to yourself, “Self, what’s the best source of Las Vegas news I can’t live without?” Now, you know the answer. About a year ago, we broke a story on this blog, entitled, “Everything’s More Exciting in Las Vegas.” The story was accompanied by this snappy animated image. Yes, we’re a little….

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Caesars Entertainment, Caesars Palace, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, O'Sheas, Shopping, The LINQ, Things to Do in Las Vegas

The Linq: Vegas Strip Gets an Infusion of Wow

One thing’s for sure: The Las Vegas Strip will never be quite the same. Behold, “The Linq.” Caesars Entertainment, the company whose blog this is (sort of), has released a ton of renderings and information about the massive development project that has the potential to invigorate the Center-Strip area like never before. If your eyeballs….

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Caesars Entertainment, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, The LINQ

Project Linq: You Didn’t Hear About It Here

Everyone seems to be talking about the Linq development project, the alleged $500 million development which will allegedly link the center-Strip Imperial Palace and Flamingo Vegas. The one that will also allegedly feature a 550-foot observation wheel that will have 28 “cabins” with a capacity of 40 people each. Yes, that one. We hear from….

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Behind the Scenes at “Divas Las Vegas”

We enjoyed the news segment below where Las Vegas reporters Dayna Roselli and cohort Dave McCann went behind the scenes of “Divas Las Vegas,” the female impersonator show at Imperial Palace. It’s a rare glimpse into the world of the show’s star, Frank Marino, who also happens to be the Strip’s longest-running headliner. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXYYAD8kem4] Marino….

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Where, Exactly, Is the Center of the Las Vegas Strip?

You hear the term quite a bit in Las Vegas: “Center Strip.” When you come to Vegas, you want access to all of it, so, of course, the best jumping off point for your Vegas debauchery would be at its precise center. Its middle. Its heart. So, where is the center of the Strip, exactly?….

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Caesars Palace, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Planet Hollywood Resort, Rio Las Vegas, The Cromwell, The LINQ

Stay at a Pet Friendly Las Vegas Hotel with our PetStay Program

Pet-Friendly Las Vegas Hotel Rooms Coming to Vegas? On your next trip, bring along your best friend friend, we mean your pooch. Our PetStay program at our Las Vegas hotels now welcomes your furry friends. Eight of Caesars Entertainments Las Vegas resorts welcome pets: Caesars Palace Paris Las Vegas Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Harrah’s….

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